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Articles from regional publications - South West (2013/14)

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Independent - heart condition may have killed Cameroon player

 

 

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11/05/13 This is Gloucestershire Coney Hill RFC joins Stop the Heartbreak campaign for Ty
Coney Hill Under-16s player Ty Townsley died in his sleep in January this year after, unknown to him, suffering a heart attack at least a week earlier.
11/05/13 Gazette & Herald Campaign to raise awareness of heart conditions among under-35's
Mum Louise Phillips is backing a national campaign to highlight the risk of cardiac deaths in young people after losing her teenage son Jack to an undiagnosed heart condition two years ago.
10/05/13 Cotswold Journal Scott's face on heart postcard
A picture of a talented rower who died of a heart attack at the age of 25 is being used to raise awareness of cardiac problems in the young.
01/05/13 This is Cornwall Adam Halls from St Cleer: "I died six times and survived"
A man who was miraculously saved after he "died" six times at his friend's wedding reception is to raise awareness of the condition that almost took his life.
30/04/13 This is Gloucestershire Ty Townsley day to raise money for CRY charity
On Saturday friends and family of Ty will be out in force at Coney Hill Rugby Club, in Metz Way, for the first Ty Townsley Memorial Day.
14/04/13 Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard

Tetbury brother and sister team raise £11,000 with150 mile run
A brother and sister from Tetbury raised almost £11,000 by running 150 miles in five days last week.

02/04/13 This is Gloucestershire

Memories of Ty and Dom will be foremost in minds
Hill's Ty Townsley and Matson's Dom Cullen will be firmly in the hearts and minds of both camps tonight.  Gloucester Academy pupil Townsley passed away in January aged 15, while Matson flanker Cullen died in May 2012.

20/03/13 This is Devon

Family brings cardiac screening to Plymouth University
A bereaved family is offering 100 free heart tests in memory of their son who died at the age of 21 from a sudden cardiac arrest.

17/03/13 Sleaford Standard

Family's trek for Sarah
Family and friends of a young woman and former Sir William Robertson School pupil are planning to raise cash for charity through an epic Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride.

16/03/13 This is Bath

Saltford father to cycle from Land's End to John O Groats
A father is cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats in memory of his teenage son who died suddenly in 2009.  Dave Boulton, of Saltford, is training hard for the gruelling 13-day ride, which will raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

26/02/13 This is Gloucestershire

Siblings plan 150 mile run for charity
Brother and sister Pippa and Guy Mitchell from Gloucestershire are planning a 150-mile marathon for three charities. 

26/02/13 North Devon Gazette

Saving lives in Martyn's memory
Young men and women are being urged to undergo a free screening to check for undiagnosed heart conditions in Bideford this weekend.

16/01/13 Stratton Today

Fourth cardio screening latest in inspirational legacy of Hartland man
Donations made in memory of Hartland’s Martyn Luckett, who died of Myocarditis, aged 19, will fund appointments at a Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) heart screening event to be held on the weekend of March 2 and 3.

     

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